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An agent authorized to perform a single transaction on behalf of a client. The special agent's authority and responsibilities are terminated at the conclusion of this transaction. For example, a real estate agent is usually a special agent. Once the client buys or sells a property, the special agent ceases to have a legal relationship with that client.
Someone employed to represent another person—the principal—in a clearly defined and limited activity.A real estate broker hired to sell a property is a special agent.